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Senior EHS Specialist

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Caroline Kingston
+353 86 8395531
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Senior EHS Specialist
Location Limerick

An opportunity has arisen for an accomplished EHS Professional to join a dynamic Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) team in Limerick and play a crucial part in developing, maintaining and continually improving the EHS programme at my clients expanding manufacturing site.

As a Sr EHS Specialist, a typical day might include, but is not limited to, the following:
  • Develops, implements and monitors environmental, health & safety programs to ensure compliance with all applicable government regulations and company standards and values.
  • Strong knowledge and experience of process safety an advantage – CE marking / ATEX / Pressure Equipment.
  • Site program owner for several of the Health & Safety program elements.
  • Works closely with relevant departments as nominated business partner and the EHS Team to promote safe practices, procedures, and proper use of equipment and facilities.
  • Serves as EHS Facilitator.
  • Identifies and addresses site EHS issues and employee concerns.
  • Performs incident management activities including injury management investigations and associated recordkeeping.
  • Identifies, implements and tracks corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
  • Performs EHS hazard assessments including industrial hygiene monitoring and makes recommendations to control hazards.
  • Develops, implements and maintains training programs for health, safety and the environment.
  • Responsible for developing appropriate emergency plans and response capabilities.
  • Stays abreast of new EHS government regulations as they are promulgated as well as new developments in industry (best practices).
  • Builds relationships with key departments to foster support for EHS programs.
  • Works with IOPS EHS in US to share and implement EHS best practices.
  • Develops and maintains the Environmental and Health & Safety Management System.
  • Administers databases for training compliance, instrumentation maintenance and other safety related data.
  • Participates in and promotes staff professional development training and activities.
  • Supports internal audits, management reviews and external regulatory audits.
  • Works with the manufacturing department to manage EHS impacts from changes to existing or new product introductions.
  • To be considered for this great opportunity you should have the following
  • 1. BSc in Engineering, Occupational Health and Safety or related subject.
  • 2. Minimum of 8 + years relevant professional experience in a manufacturing facility (preferably Bio-Pharmaceutical or other highly regulated Industry).

For further information on this Senior EHS Specialist role in Limerick please contact Caroline Kingston on 0868395531/ Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website –

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